Updates & Information on our next Conference
GRATZ DEMO EQUIPMENT - NOW AVAILABLE
The Texas Classical Pilates Conference (tm ) - 2017
is a Continuing Educational Conference developed for instructors and advanced practitioners of 
ALL teachings and styles.  It is meant to further the knowledge and commitment of the Pilates Method and share it with those who want to continue to grow and learn the benefits and nuances of the Classical Pilates System.
Weekend Rate - $595
3 Days All-Inclusive Weekend with 
over 20 hours of programming.
Up to 16 Hours of CECs.


Early Registration - 10% Off
August 1 - December 31, 2016
Use Promo Code  EARLREG in the Total Order Discount Box at Checkout

   We are currently only reserving space for those able to participate fully throughout the weekend.
We do understand scheduling concerns and may offer One and Two Day Rates at a later time per availability.
"He invented it, we make it."
THE TEXAS CLASSICAL PILATES CONFERENCE TM - 2017
is proud to use exclusively  GRATZ apparatus.
 

"Gratz Industries is the original manufacturer of Pilates apparatus and the industry's established source for authentic equipment...Our commitment to Pilates guides our actions. We have provided the finest equipment for two generations of teachers and studio owners and we are proud to serve the Pilates community"
 
Interested in a Pre-Sale Order?
More information below.


Click Here  to begin your order.


HERE'S HOW...
Looking to expand or start your GRATZ APPARATUS collection? 
Pre-Sale  Demo Equipment is a great option.  

1.  Pre-Sale Demo Equipment will be used during THE TEXAS CLASSICAL PILATES CONFERENCE (tm) - 2017 this April 28 - 30.

2.  Pre-Sale Demo Equipment will receive 10% Off your Total Order Purchase through the GRATZ website.

3.  Shipping Expenses are  amortized among all of the buyers of the total order for THE TEXAS CLASSICAL PILATES CONFERENCE (tm) - 2017.  Therefore, if you buy 10% of our total conference order, you will only pay for your 10% of the total shipping order.  By sharing the total shipping cost, you will dramatically reduce your overall shipping fee.  Shipping expenses vary, but typically run 8-15% of the total order.  Shipping will be assessed after the Pre-Sale Deadline of December 31, 2016.

4.   ONLY ATTENDEES of THE TEXAS CLASSICAL PILATES CONFERENCE (tm) -2017 will be offered this special promotion.  


HERE'S HOW...


2.  Click on an apparatus to add to your cart.  

3.  Pick your specs - color, size, quantity.

4.  In the Notes Section, include "Demo Equipment - THE TEXAS CLASSICAL PILATES CONFERENCE"

5.  At checkout - use your Conference Registration Confirmation # as your promo code in the Discount box to receive 10% off your total purchase.  
Shipping will be assessed at a later date..  

6.  Click "Continue to Payment Method."  Fill out your payment information, and click "Complete your Order.

ALL PRE-SALE ORDERS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY DECEMBER 31, 2016 
The GRATZ Warehouse does not store or stock items.  Each apparatus is built upon request and order completion.  The December 31st deadline ensures the quality and crafting of each individual item and timely arrival of the apparatus to the conference in April, 

Go to CLICK HERE to begin your order.

Email laura@fortworthclassicalpilates.com with additional questions.
ABOUT GRATZ INDUSTRIES
"To achieve the highest accomplishments within the scope of our capabilities in all walks of life we must constantly  strive to acquire strong,healthy bodies and develop our minds to the limits of our ability."

- Joseph Hubertus Pilates


Gratz Industries is the original manufacturer of Pilates apparatus and the industry's established source for authentic equipment. Our company was started by Frank Gratz in New York City in 1929 as a custom fabrication shop producing industrial design prototypes, architectural metal, furniture and sculpture for many of the world's greatest designers.

This legacy of high end fabrication and tradition continued with Frank's son Donald Gratz who applied his engineering and metalworking expertise working closely with Romana Kryzanowska in the late 1960's. This collaboration with Romana resulted in the preservation of the dimensions and proportions critical to the correct functions of the Pilates apparatus. Thanks to this relationship Gratz maintained a fidelity to Joseph Pilates original vision by fabricating apparatus with unerring craftsmanship and exacting specifications which continues today.

Our commitment to Pilates guides our actions. We have provided the finest equipment for two generations of teachers and studio owners and we are proud to serve the Pilates community. Gratz Pilates apparatus is used in studios all over the world and teachers and students know the Gratz difference and consider our apparatus an indispensable part of their practice. You can count on Gratz to protect Joseph Pilates vision by respecting the details of every item we produce.

After 80 years of working in New York City we moved our factory to Philadelphia in 2014 as we needed to expand and grow our operations. Gratz Pilates collaborates with teaching organizations and independent event hosts and has supported conferences and workshops to allow our loyal instructors, teachers and their students to share their love and knowledge of the work and we will continue that tradition in the coming years.

*Found on  http://www.pilates-gratz.com/pages/about-us

ITEMS OF INTEREST
THE TEXAS CLASSICAL PILATES CONFERENCE (tm) - 2017 is proud to feature
Exclusively GRATZ APPARATUS.

We believe in a complete studio experience, therefore we aim to showcase a full array of Gratz equipment.  TCPC has submitted a list to GRATZ for our Conference needs and most are listed below. 
 
As individuals submit their order and registration to the conference is confirmed, items may become unavailable beyond our Conference request list.  However, items may still be available to purchase.  Simply request the item in the order notes section of another item being ordered.  Similar, if there is an item not listed below, please include the item of interest in the order notes section, and it will be considered for your purchase.  

Click on a picture below for more information, or CLICK HERE to begin your shopping experience. 

THE REFORMERS - Featured in workshops such as Chris Robinson's Reformer Flow and Dana Santi's Refomer Workshop.

REFORMERS
 
THE CADILLAC - Featured in workshops such as Simona Cipriani's Cadillac Essentials and Laura West Strawser's Smooth Mat Tower. 
CADILLAC

THE CHAIRS - Featured in workshops such as Alisa Wyatt's Wunda Times Three,
Chris Robinson's The Chair Workout, Simona Cipriani's Wunda Favorites.
ELECTRIC CHAIR


WUNDA CHAIR


ARM CHAIR

THE BARRELS - Featured in workshops such as Alisa Wyatt's Barrels of Fun, and
Simona Cipriani's Spine Corrector & the Small Barrel.
ARM CHAIR

SPINE CORRECTOR

SMALL BARREL


THE MATS -
Featured in workshops such as Alisa Wyatt's Pushes, Pulls, & Spotting on the Mat, and Chris Robinson's Advance Your Mat

HIGH MAT

LOW FOLDING MAT

CONTOUR MAT

SMALLER ACCESSORIES - Many of these devices can be used in conjuction with Matwork or as aids to other Pilates apparatus.
 
PEDI POLE

BREATH-A-CIZER

MAGIC CIRCLE


AIRPLANE BOARD

PUSH UP DEVICE
Pick upholstery colors to match your studio decor.  
OVER 85 COLORS TO CHOOSE FROM!

Contact laura@fortworthclassicalpilates.com with additional questions. 
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
We are thrilled to be joining the Hilton family. 

The Historic Hilton Fort Worth is located
in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, and puts it in the middle of great architecture, art and popular attractions. Downtown's mixture of cowboy culture and urban sophistication makes it an exciting place to be, with many restaurants and bars in the area.
 
Group Rates starting at $169/night.
 limited availability
   

1. Call 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667) -
ask for Texas Classical Pilates Conference TM
2. Book online with the group code:  FWCP
3. Use the Reservations Link
 
 
815 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
T:817.870.2100

PRESENTERS
Alisa Wyatt

Alisa has been teaching Pilates since 1999 when she left her high-powered publishing job to spread her passion for Pilates. Realizing there was a need to preserve Joseph Pilates' original style of teaching, Alisa and her husband Jack Coble, created  Pilatesology in 2011 and have since dedicated themselves to recording the work with instructors who remain close to the source.

A Pilates purist, Alisa was trained and certified by Pilates legend, Romana Kryzanowska in New York City where she ran her own private studio for a decade before moving home to California. She's an often-featured expert for Pilates Style Magazine and creator of a series of acclaimed Pilates videos: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Pilates Workout, and Pilates for Men, as well as a sought-after workshop presenter at fitness conferences

Read more here...
Chris Robinson

As a lifelong athlete, Chris Robinson is constantly in pursuit of peak performance. With great passion and energy, the Houston native brings that drive to the service of his clients, including Oprah Winfrey, for whom he acted as personal core coach.

A certified Pilates instructor with more than 15 years of professional fitness experience, Chris learned his craft directly from Pilates legend Romana Kryzanowska. He is a two-time Muay Thai kickboxing champion trained by Saekson Janjira and was a collegiate track and field athlete at San Diego State University, where he earned a degree in kinesiology.

Chris is also the owner and creator of S6Fitness in San Diego, CA.

Simona Cipriani

Simona Cipriani is the owner of the Art of Control and the Educational Director of The Art and Science of Contrology Pilates Training Program. She is a Second Generation Pilates Instructor who studied extensively with Romana Kryzanowska, becoming a certified instructor of the Authentic Pilates Method in 1993. 

Ms.Cipriani directs her own Pilates professional certification program combining her knowledge of movement therapies with science the way Joseph H. Pilates intended: "Art and Science of Contrology: Pilates Certification Program". Ms. Cipriani's program has been integrated within the curriculum of classes offered at the State University of New York at Purchase College.

Dana Santi

Dana Santi began studying the Pilates method in 1996 in Evanston, IL. She studied under the direction of Juanita Lopez and was certified by Romana Kryzanowska in 1998. After completing her certification, Dana taught at and managed The Pilates Studio of The Midwest at Hubbard Street in Chicago, IL, a certification studio for what was The New York Pilates Studio® and The Pilates Guild™.

In 2002, Dana opened  The Pilates Core, Inc in LaGrange, IL. She believes that keeping Pilates authentic is what makes a successful studio. In 2004, Dana met and studied with Jay Grimes in Los Angeles, CA. That meeting changed Dana's life and she is honored to borrow every ounce of inspiration and wisdom that he can provide.

Special Guest Presenter -
Dr. Joe Muscolino

  • Dr. Joe Muscolino is a licensed chiropractic physician with a private practice in Stamford, CT.
  • Dr. Joe teaches anatomy and physiology at Purchase College, State University of New York (SUNY).
  • He also taught kinesiology and musculoskeletal and visceral anatomy, physiology, and pathology courses at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy (CCMT) from 1986 - 2010.
  • Dr. Muscolino is also an approved provider by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) for continuing education (CE) credit for massage therapists and bodyworkers and runs numerous advanced study workshops.
  • He offers a Certification in Clinical Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) around the US and the world.
  • Dr. Joe offers "Digital COMT," a digital video streaming subscription service that contains ALL of his video content on Manual and Movement Therapy.  Follow the link below to learn more.

Joe Muscolino's wife, Simona Cipriani, is a certified Pilates Instructor and has been teaching Authentic Pilates  since 1995.

 

 

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LAURA WEST STRAWSER
CONFERENCE PRODUCER

Laura is the Owner & Principal Instructor of
A Classically trained instructor with Brooke Siler in New York, Laura has been teaching in Fort Worth for almost 10 years.  Laura is on staff at the School for Classical and Contemporary Dance at Texas Christian University, a member of the Authentic Pilates Union and Pilates Method Alliance.  In 2015, she hosted The 2015 Fall Classical Pilates Conference - Ft. Worth, TX and in studio workshops with Mari Winsor and The Classical Syllabus® Advanced Teacher Training seminars with MeJo Wiggin.  She continues to study and train in workshops and classes in New York, Dallas, Chicago and Austin throughout the year. Learning from industry leaders like Brooke Siler, Mari Winsor, Cary Regan, MeJo Wiggin, Chris Robinson, Kathi Ross-Nash, and Alisa Wyatt is a privilege, and she is honored to pass down the incredible work and knowledge of Joseph Pilates.
 
 
The Texas Classical Pilates Conference (TM) - 2017 has developed from her love of the Pilates Method and commitment to sharing it to those who want to continue to grow and learn the benefits and nuances of the Classical Pilates System.
 
For more information, email laura@fortworthclassicalpilates.com.

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